Guras - SEARCH DARJEELING , INFORMATION ABOUT DARJEELING AND ITS SURROUNDING AREAS

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Fig:Guras [Rhododendron]
Guras [ Scientific Name : Rhododendron ]
The scientific name of Guras is Rhododendron,[Guras-local name in Nepali Language ].These flowers are mostly found in cold regions.Guras is the National flower of Nepal,the flower is traditionally emphasized .It grows up to to the height of 10 to 100 centimeters approximately.There are different colors of Guras.Guras is a Evergreen plant.[It may also be deciduous].Its leaf are 1-2 cm in size.The climatic condition of Darjeeling is favorable for Guras hence so many beautiful varieties are available around the region.Its grown commercially in few areas for sell.

Guras has some medicinal importance as anti-inflammatory and hepatoprotective function against few diseases.It has been found that the flower is helpful for  maintaining few functionality of kidney and few other diseases.
Figure below shows few varieties of Guras/ Rhododendron:









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